Left Atrial Appendage (LAA) Occluders

This channel includes news and new technology innovations about Left Atrial Appendage (LAA) Occluders. These close off the LAA in patients with atrial fibrillation to prevent the formation of stroke-causing clots than embolize to brain.

AtriCure, AtriClip PRO2 LAA Exclusion System, left atrial appendage, FDA clearance
Technology | Left Atrial Appendage (LAA) Occluders | April 29, 2016

April 29, 2016 — AtriCure Inc. announced U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance for the AtriClip...

Videos | Left Atrial Appendage (LAA) Occluders | April 15, 2016

David Holmes, M.D., professor of medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and consultant, Department of Internal...

aMAZE Trial enrollment, The Valley Hospital NJ, atrial fibrillation
News | Left Atrial Appendage (LAA) Occluders | March 16, 2016

March 16, 2016 — The Valley Hospital in Ridgewood, N.J., is one of 15 U.S. sites currently enrolling patients in a...

AtriCure, AtriClip, ATLAS study, first patient enrolled, POAF, post-operative atrial fibrillation
News | Structural Heart | February 18, 2016

February 18, 2016 — AtriCure Inc. announced that the first patient was enrolled and treated at PinnacleHealth...

Watchman, left atrial appendage closure, LAA occluder
Technology | Left Atrial Appendage (LAA) Occluders | February 09, 2016

February 9, 2016 — Boston Scientific Corp. announced the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) will cover...

Watchman, LAA closure device, cost effectiveness, VIvek Reddy, stroke reduction, study
News | Left Atrial Appendage (LAA) Occluders | January 06, 2016

January 6, 2016 — A new study determined that the...

watchman LAA occluder, LAAO registry

Implantation of the Boston Scientific Watchman LAA occluder.

News | Left Atrial Appendage (LAA) Occluders | December 29, 2015

December 29, 2015 — The American College of Cardiology (ACC) launched the new Left Atrial Appendage Occlusion (LAAO...

coherex Wave Crest LAA Occluder

Coherex WaveCrest Left Atrial Appendage (LAA) Occlusion System.

News | November 24, 2015

November 24, 2015 — Biosense Webster announced it has acquired Coherex Medical Inc., a privately held medical device...

Boston Scientific, Watchman FLX, LAA closure device, CE mark, first European implants
News | Left Atrial Appendage (LAA) Occluders | November 20, 2015

November 20, 2015 — Boston Scientific announced the first implants of the Watchman FLX...

Sentreheart, Lariat Surgical LAA Suture Delivery Device, left atrial appendage closure, CE Mark approval, Europe

Image courtesy of SentreHeart

News | Left Atrial Appendage (LAA) Occluders | October 28, 2015

October 28, 2015 — SentreHeart Inc. announced that it has received CE Mark approval for the Lariat Surgical Left...

sentraheart lariet, LAA occlusion, FDA safety alert
Feature | Left Atrial Appendage (LAA) Occluders | July 13, 2015

July 13, 2015 - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is alerting healthcare providers and patients about...

SentreHeart, Lariat Suture Delivery Device, FDA, AMAZE Trial, AFib, LAA
News | Left Atrial Appendage (LAA) Occluders | July 01, 2015

July 1, 2015 - SentreHeart Inc. announced that it has received approval for an Investigational Device Exemption (IDE...

ACC, HRS, SCAI, left atrial appendage occlusion, recommendations
Feature | Left Atrial Appendage (LAA) Occluders | June 30, 2015

June 30, 2015 - The American College of Cardiology (ACC), Heart Rhythm Society (HRS) and Society for Cardiovascular...

Videos | Structural Heart | June 26, 2015

Interview with Steve Goldstein, M.D., director, noninvasive lab, Medstar Washington Heart Institute, Washington, D.C...

Videos | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | June 17, 2015

Role of Interventional Echcardiography in Transcatheter Structural Heart Procedures — Rebecca Hahn, M.D., Columbia...

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